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After many years on the road the ideal mobile internet office comes after many changes in setup and adaptations to modern technologies. Here's the office of the Laptop Junction;
 

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Because of it's compact size the Ipad Mini is ideal for travel - however how about power consumption? A few tests to get a grasp on the Ipad Mini power consumption. Have a look;
 

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Ipad Mini Solar Panel

06 Feb 2013
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The Ipad Mini is very energy efficient and therefor perfect to be charged by a solar panel. Here's a practical real-life example how much solar panel surface is needed to charge the Ipad Mini Battery.
 

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Here is a simple test to test the iPad Mini Battery using a cheap & simple power meter. It shows the time needed to charge the battery and how much energy is needed to charge the iPad Mini battery to 100%.
 

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The Ipad Mini comes with a small AC battery charger. Here are a few details about this charger converting AC mains to 5 Volts DC.
 

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The Ipad Mini can be charged through the standard Lightning cable to USB cable. Here's an example charging the Ipad Mini using an ordinary USB car charger.
 

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The Ipad Mini has a great screen - but as a travel companion the screen is rather vulnerable for scratches caused by sand in combination with pressure and vehicle vibrations. Time for some hands-on experience with an Ipad Mini screen protector.
 

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Because of the aggressive conditions while traveling overland, the Ipad Mini is now protected by a travel case.  Have a look.

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Ipad Mini Travel Gear

30 Jan 2013
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An Ipad Mini has joined the overland journey at Laptop Junction. Have a look for a first impression of this nifty device.

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After many years of service on the road - my DELL Latitude D610 is a bit worn out. After replacing a hinge, a glimpse how it looks now.

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